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  Issue No. 2243 Online Edition Friday 19 December 2014 

Home | December 2012

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1: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
In the UK one question every weather forecaster is guaranteed to be asked is “Will it be a white Christmas?”

2: 1000th DIVE FOR DARWIN PROJECT MANAGER - Ascension (Press Release) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
The Environmental Management Directorate's Darwin Project Manager, Dr Judith Brown, last week completed her 1000th dive in the sub-tropical Jude - 1000th Dive.

3: Christmas At Two Boats Club - Ascension (Internet News) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
On Sunday 9th December Members’ Children enjoyed the fun and goodies of the children’s party.

4: RELAUNCH OF THE DREAM MAKER - Ascension (Military) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
On Thursday 6th December 2012, one of the AIB Welfare Trawlers, ‘Dream Maker’, was lifted into the sea after over four months of work and commitment from a small group of staff at Ascension Island Base.

5: CHANGES TO THE IMMIGRATION ORDINANCE 2011 - Ascension (Press Release) - 20.12.2012
The revised 2011 Immigration Ordinance has been in place for eleven months.

6: Editor's Comment - Nicola - Ascension (Letters) - 20.12.2012
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so we’re told. For all of us living on this wonderful island it’s a time to get together and enjoy the festivities.

7: MESSAGE FROM THE ISLANDER STAFF - Ascension (Internet News) - 20.12.2012
MESSAGE FROM THE ISLANDER STAFF

8: GOVERNOR CAPE’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE - Ascension (Government) - 20.12.2012
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ and as another year draws to an end, many people will pause to reflect on the events of the past year. I see it as a year of progress and adjustment.

9: Message from the Acting Administrator - Ascension (Government) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
As many of you know, the Administrator is away enjoying a well-earned holiday at the moment.

10: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1441 - Ascension (Sport) - 20.12.2012
As the hashers gathered at the old small arms training facility on the Firing Range, the more experienced hashers were a little leery.

11: ST HELENA’S FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS - Ascension (Press Release) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
A Festival of Lights Parade organised by Pilling Primary School took place on Wednesday, 12 December

12: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
We have had a few busy weeks in Conservation. Great news for the AIG RSPB Seabird Restoration Team, with finding out that the first returned endemic frigate bird nesting on the mainland of Ascension.

13: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
Our service of Nine Lessons and Carols takes place this Sunday at 10-30am.. The children will perform a short Nativity Play ;

14: Happy Christmas To All Ascension Residents! - Ascension (Internet News) - 20.12.2012This article has photographs
Happy Christmas To All Ascension Residents!

15: ELVIS LEAVES HIS MARK - Ascension (Military) - 16.12.2012This article has photographs
Before leaving the Island Sgt Les Elvis Forsyth donated a cheque to the Administrator and CAIB for £2150.

16: Councillor Leo Sworn In - Ascension (Government) - 16.12.2012This article has photographs
After nearly a year and a half of being one member short, the Ascension Island Council was restored to full capacity of 5 members on Friday 23rd November, with the swearing in of Councillor Cyril Leo.

17: Post Office - Stamp Release - Ascension (Government) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
Stamp Release

18: Hash Trash - Hash No: 1439 - Ascension (Sport) - 13.12.2012
A ragged band of hashers accumulated in the icy winds of the NASA site this week.

19: Turning On Of The Christmas Lights In Town Square - Ascension (Internet News) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
Turning On Of The Christmas Lights In Town Square

20: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
As was mentioned in last week’s article, Howard Mendel and Alan Gray have been training the conservation team in invertebrate collection around the island.

21: The Weather Report - Met Office - Ascension (Met Office) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
A mixture of cloud and sunshine. There were a few showers, but any heavier ones were again confined to Green mountain.

22: Public Transport Service - Ascension (Government) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
As you may be aware, adverts were published a few weeks ago with the aim of engaging part time drivers for a proposed Public Transport (Bus) Service.

23: Part Time Drivers Required for Public Transport Service - Ascension (Government) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
The Ascension Island Government is embarking on a Public Transport Service Pilot Scheme with a view to providing a permanent service should the Pilot Scheme prove successful.

24: Police Update - Ascension (Law and Order) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
It is customary for Police to reinforce the Road Safety Message about driving with alcohol and being over the limit at Christmas.

25: Conservation Weekly - Ascension (Conservation) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
During mid-November to early December 2012 the Army Ornithological Society (AOS), came to the Island as part of their integrated population monitoring programme,

26: Hash Trash - Hash 1440 - Ascension (Sport) - 13.12.2012
A small bunch of hashers gathered this week and the younger hashers were shocked that not only was there no hash but also no hare and no hash master.

27: SHAYLA ELLICK AWARDED UNIVERISTY PRIZE FOR HIGHEST MARKS - Ascension (People) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
St Helenian student, Shayla Ellick (of Cow Path), has graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a 1st Class Honours Degree

28: Church News - Ascension (Religion/Church) - 13.12.2012This article has photographs
There was a good showing of enthusiastic children attending the rehearsal on Sunday last.

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